Island News

Port Blair, 19 Sep 2017/--/Cutting across political lines, leaders of different parties put up a united front on Tuesday slamming the local administration for its failure to redress public concerns. Voicing dissent...
Port Blair, 19 Sep 2017/--/An ageing fleet of STS buses has been taking a toll on residents in different parts of these islands for long. Majority of the buses owned and operated by the transport department and deployed...
RANGAT, 19 Sep 2017/--/Taking a strong note of the report published in The Echo of India edition dated September  11, the Department of Education has initiated steps to settle the pensionary benefits of CK Sadhu, former...

West Bengal & Other States

Patna, 19 Sep 2017/--/Union minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan today backed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's remarks on dynastic politics saying it should not be promoted at the cost of merit. He said if someone has the merit and capability to become a leader then they should not be...
Gaya, 19 Sep 2017/--/Maoists blew up a solar power plant in Bihar's Gaya district, damaging its control room and workers' accommodation unit, a police officer said today. Apparently irked over non-payment of levy, the Maoists detonated an Improvised Explosive Device in the premises of the Tata...

Sports News

NEW DELHI, 20 Jun 2017/--/Just days ahead of India's limited-over series against West Indies, head coach Anil Kumble has stepped down from his position. It was being reported that there was a rift between India skipper...
Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semifinals of the prestigious FIFA tournament the country...

Stand Alone

Collage shows fighters of Bakultala Fire Station forming a human chain to evacuate stranded villagers and ATR commuters during flash floods in Kalsi a...

Hills (Darjelling) News

PANIGHATTA, 4 Sep 2017/--/TMC’s effort to withdraw strike in Panighatta under Mirik block since Sunday morning was partially successful as maximum shops were open and a public bus including a North Bengal Transport run...
SIKKIM, 28 Jul 2017/--/Processed fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), today announced signing of MoU with Government of Sikkim. Basis the MoU, a joint venture - “Sikkim IFFCO Organics...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/The state run library was reduced to ashes and Gokul Lodge at Dudhia  run by GTA tourism department under Mirik block was attempted to set ablaze by throwing petrol bombs by some miscreants last...

National News

Srinagar, 19 Sep 2017/--/Jammu and Kashmir DGP S P Vaid today said there was "perfect" synergy among the various security forces in tackling militancy and maintaining law and order in the valley. The state Police Chief...
Dehradun, 19 Sep 2017/--/BJP president Amit Shah today began his two-day day visit to Uttarakhand to galvanise party workers and assess the performance of the Trivendra Singh Rawat government which took power in the...

Business News

Lucknow, 18 Sep 2017/--/Stressing the need for creating more opportunities for women, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya today said that campaigns like Standup Women and Standup India will act as a...
Patna, 18 Sep 2017/--/Union minister R K Singh today said that the Centre proposes to make India the number one country in both generation and consumption of power but set no time-frame to achieve the goal. "We are the...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 18 Sep 2017/--/The benchmark Nifty today climbed to new life high of 10,167.15 and the Sensex surged over 235 points in the opening session on fresh capital inflows by foreign funds amid positive global cues. The rally came on the back of buying in capital goods, auto, power, PSU and...

Political Delicacies

10 Sep 2017/--/Kalraj Mishra and Bandaru Dattatreya, who have been dropped from the Union ministry, and S M Krishna, who quit Congress some months back to join BJP, are tipped to become Governors. Sim...
3 Sep 2017/--/Birender Singh will become the chief minister of Haryana after the Union cabinet reshuffle in place of Manohar Lal Khattar. The buzz is that Birender Singh met party president Amit Shah...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 19 Sep 2017/--/After concluding two meetings in Delhi and Kolkata, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s ousted leader Binay Tamang reached Bagdogra today via flight. On being asked about the meetings, Binay Tamang said...
MALDA, 19 Sep 2017/--/Suspecting her illicit affair a BSF jawan shaved the head of his wife and roughed her up. After she was rescued by the neighbours, the housewife Ajgari Bibi, 28 lodged a written complaint against...
MALDA, 19 Sep 2017/--/Acting on a tip off Kaliachak police busted an adulterated edible oil factory at Sultanganj College turning area and seized large quantity of tampered edible oil and other packaging utensils from...

Echo World

New York, 18 Sep 2017/--/External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here today to represent India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session and hold a series of meetings with her counterparts from around the...
New York, 18 Sep 2017/--/US President Donald Trump, a critic of the UN, will seek to gather global support for reforming the world body, ahead of his maiden address to the General Assembly. India along with some key...

Reflex Action

19 Sep 2017/--/Nearly 80 officials of Khunti administration, including SP Ashwini Kumar Sinha, were held hostage for 12 hours by tribal villagers 60km from Ranchi on August 25 in protest against a move to amend the Tenancy Act and give their arable lands to Adanis.  Though it had been announced ear...

Editorial

19 Sep 2017/--/The Shiv Sena has been fuming off and on against the BJP in Maharashtra where it is running a coalition government with it. Now party supremo Uddhav Thakre is believed to be toying with the idea of getting out of the coalition. The 2014 State Assembly polls saw the BJP emerge as the single largest party, leaving the SS behind. Uddhav Thakre has been fretting since then. Now the poss...